Kathryn Meader

  • For you, Class of 2018

    For you, Class of 2018
    Kathryn Meader on AFTERWORD
    Welcome to Afterword! We’re so glad you’re here. We know it’s only been a month since you graduated, and you aren’t feeling nostalgic for UVM yet… Or maybe you are nostalgic because the ‘real world […]
    Posted 4 days ago.
  • So Long, Class of 2017

    So Long, Class of 2017
    Kathryn Meader on AFTERWORD
    This is it, Class of 2017, the final post of your afterword journey. I know it seems a bit crazy to think about how an entire year has passed since your graduation. We’re honored to have been on this journey […]
    Posted 2 weeks ago.
  • Order Your Print - And Thank a Professor

    Order Your Print - And Thank a Professor
    Kathryn Meader on AFTERWORD
    As you may have seen on social media this week, it’s Teacher Appreciation day. We know you are out of college and on to “real life”, but lets be honest – teachers helped us succeed – and, some of you are […]
    Posted last month.
  • Catamounts in Profile: Meet your fellow alumni!

    Catamounts in Profile: Meet your fellow alumni!
    Kathryn Meader on AFTERWORD
    We do a lot of checking in with your class, and we know that sometimes it can be easy to miss an email. So, we decided to create a catalogue for you this week: Here are all of the people from your class (or […]
    Posted last month.
  • 5 Reasons Why Grad School is the Worst (but actually the best)- From a Grad Student

    5 Reasons Why Grad School is the Worst (but actually the best)- From a Grad Student
    Kathryn Meader on AFTERWORD
    It was senior year of college, and as my friends started to perfect resumes for jobs and meet with career counselors, I was stumped when it came to what I wanted to do next. The thing was, I loved my college […]
    Posted March 30, 2018.
  • Did you know that? (A new series)

    Did you know that? (A new series)
    Kathryn Meader on AFTERWORD
    Since we’ve graduated from UVM, Ryan and I have discovered tons of things that are happening here on campus and around Vermont that we never knew about as undergrads. So, we wanted to add a new segment to the […]
    Posted March 16, 2018.
  • Survey Results!

    Survey Results!
    Kathryn Meader on AFTERWORD
    Remember how we said we’d be calling you? Well, we collected all your answers, and have some fun facts for you all! All of you are amazing, but we know that being out in the world after graduation isn’t […]
    Posted February 23, 2018.
  • Eat UVM, a Vermont Themed Giveaway!

    Eat UVM, a Vermont Themed Giveaway!
    Kathryn Meader on AFTERWORD
    So, in case you guys didn’t know, here at Afterword, we are very food motivated. And we wanted to share some of our favorite local snacks and treats, with our favorite readers – you all! It turns out a lot of […]
    Posted February 02, 2018.
  • Networking: Advice and Tips from Aya AL-Namee '15

    Networking: Advice and Tips from Aya AL-Namee '15
    Kathryn Meader on AFTERWORD
    Over the past two weeks, the UVM Alumni Association hosted networking events in cities all over the country, including Boston, NYC, and San Francisco! If you couldn’t attend or don’t live in one of those areas, […]
    Posted January 12, 2018.
  • Fall 2017: Semester in Review

    Fall 2017: Semester in Review
    Kathryn Meader on AFTERWORD
    It’s the last day of finals here on campus (I know, we can’t believe it either) and that means a whole semester has passed since you graduated! Campus has been busy with all sorts of things this semester, so we […]
    Posted December 15, 2017.
  • What's a Career Outcome? - A Reminder about a reminder

    What's a Career Outcome? - A Reminder about a reminder
    Kathryn Meader on AFTERWORD
    Hey Gang, Are you feeling a bit like this when people ask about your career? We get that. It’s not super fun to talk career stuff, because you are all on different paths to professional glory, and your […]
    Posted December 01, 2017.
  • Thank you, Pam and George. 💛

    Thank you, Pam and George. 💛
    Kathryn Meader on AFTERWORD
    If you haven’t heard, Pam and George are retiring their bright yellow food truck at the end of the fall semester, and taking some well deserved time for themselves. We’re really sad to see them go, but we want […]
    Posted November 17, 2017.
  • Take a break and listen

    Take a break and listen
    Kathryn Meader on AFTERWORD
    Check out our latest installment of the podcast series! Grab your headphones, get outside, and stretch your legs for a few minutes while you listen to two alumni talk about what they love about UVM (and what […]
    Posted October 20, 2017.
  • My First Year Out: Sarah Weiss '16

    My First Year Out: Sarah Weiss '16
    Kathryn Meader on AFTERWORD
    This week, we’re back to connecting with other young alumni, and hearing about their experiences in our series My First Year Out. Sarah Weiss, a 2016 graduate, has been exploring the depths of the ocean, from […]
    Posted October 13, 2017.
  • Checkin' in with some Cool Catamounts

    Kathryn Meader on AFTERWORD
    Hey Gang! Remember back in June when we shared the audio compilation of all the hopes and fears of the graduating class of 2017? (See the original post here). We wanted to check back in with a few of them, […]
    Posted September 29, 2017.
  • Domino's, Dining Halls, and Dives: Episode 3

    Domino's, Dining Halls, and Dives: Episode 3
    Kathryn Meader on AFTERWORD
    Hey gang, we’re back at it again, eating our way through the sights of Burlington. This time, we’re joined by 2017 Grad Kat Dooman! Kat graduated last May, and has been living and working in Burlington! […]
    Posted September 15, 2017.
  • Playlist Update:

    Playlist Update:
    Kathryn Meader on Reunion at UVM
    We’re well on our way to creating the best Reunion playlist, possibly best playlist ever. Check out what your classmates have requested so far: Are we missing your favorite tune? What song brings you […]
    Posted September 01, 2017.
  • Just how awesome is the class of 2016?

    Just how awesome is the class of 2016?
    Kathryn Meader on AFTERWORD
    Hey 2016ers, we want to hear from you about how awesome your friends are. We know you’re out there – maybe working, maybe traveling, maybe studying your heart out at grad school – and we want to hear more about […]
    Posted September 01, 2017.
  • Give Some Advice to the Class of 2021

    Give Some Advice to the Class of 2021
    Kathryn Meader on AFTERWORD
    Maybe it feels like yesterday for you, or maybe it feel like it was a million years ago, but I’m sure you can still vividly remember the feeling of moving into your first-year residence hall. Were you excited? […]
    Posted August 18, 2017.
  • GOTP: The Secret Sauce to Budgeting and Saving

    GOTP: The Secret Sauce to Budgeting and Saving
    Kathryn Meader on AFTERWORD
    Today, we’re back with our first true post in the Get Off the Pile: Personal Finance Edition Series! This post is all about budgeting and saving. Not the most thrilling subject, but doing it right can mean you […]
    Posted August 11, 2017.